LeftieBiker
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Re: Charging with L1 portable generator?

Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:45 pm

smkettner wrote:Virtually all generators are sine wave. Although some loads will cause significant distortion. Sine wave is the natural form when a coil of wire passes next to a magnet on a regular basis.


They are sine wave in the sense that cars are rectangular. What you usually get is a squared off sine wave pattern (aka 'square wave') that plays hell with many devices. It will even make incandescent lights flicker...
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smkettner
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Re: Charging with L1 portable generator?

Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:56 am

^^^^ you are thinking MSW or square wave inverters... not mechanically rotating coils and magnetic fields.
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Re: Charging with L1 portable generator?

Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:09 am

I am using eu2200 with my Leaf since I got it from the store. Never had any problems.

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